Maggie Creamer

Graduate Student (PhD Animal Behavior)

B.S. Psychology, University of North Carolina (2016)

Maggie will be assessing how beef cattle personality types influence grazing distribution on extensive rangeland.

Contact: mlcreamer@ucdavis.edu

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Kaleiah Schiller

Graduate Student (PhD Animal Biology)

B.S. Animal Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls (2017)

Kaleiah will be investigating the relationship between individual differences in stress coping and maternal responsiveness in ewes.

Contact: kmschiller@ucdavis.edu

 


Catie McVey

Graduate Student (PhD Animal Biology)

McVey

BSc Animal Science and Statistics, North Carolina State University (2016)

MSc Livestock Systems, Colorado State University (2019)

MS Applied Statistics, Colorado State University (2019)

Catie will be exploring novel analytical approaches to the evaluation of livestock big data sources (imaging, on-animal sensors, RFID logs) to measure animal welfare and personality.

Contact: cgmcvey@ucdavis.edu

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Claire Jones

Graduate Student (PhD Animal Behavior)

MSc Animal Biology, UC Davis (2021)
BA Animal Behavior, Hampshire College (2017)

Claire will examine the relationship between the complexity of rearing environment and proper development of depth perception in egg laying hens.

Contact: clajones@ucdavis.edu


Yasmeen Ghavamian

Graduate Student (PhD Animal Biology)

BA Biology, Sonoma State University (2018)
MS Biology, Sonoma State University (2020)

Yasmeen’s master’s thesis investigated the effects of two different complex feeding enrichment devices on the stereotypic behavior of the sun bears at Oakland Zoo. In this study, providing complex enrichment devices significantly reduced the duration of sun bear stereotypic behavior when compared to baseline.

Contact: yghavamian@ucdavis.edu